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Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown (Part II of The Complete Flock)

March 21, 2014
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May 26, 2014

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), Havell plate no. 211

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27 563
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1821; 1834
Medium: 
Watercolor, oil, pastel, graphite, gouache, black ink, and collage on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 36 3/16 x 25 3/8 in. (91.9 x 64.5 cm)Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Classification: 
Exhibitions: 
Date End: 
1 834
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.211
Gallery Label: 
Audubon reworked foreground in oil just before Havell engraved this picture in 1834.
Date Begin: 
1821
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group